November 17, 2008 22:48

Radiohead, Johnny Marr, Neil Finn team up for charity album, gigs

Wilco will also join in for 'Worlds Collide' follow-up

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Radiohead

Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway are set to team up once again with Neil Finn for the follow-up to 2001’s ‘Worlds Collide’ album to raise money for Oxfam.

Johnny Marr, Sebastian Steinberg, Lisa Germano and Liam Finn are also returning to the project, and this time will be joined by Jeff Tweedy, John Stirrat, Glenn Kotche and Pat Sansone from Wilco, as well as New Zealand songwriters Bic Runga and Don McGlashan.

The acts will come together to record ‘Seven Worlds Collide’ in Auckland's Roundhead Studios, and the album will be accompanied by a series of concerts to take place in the New Zealand city early next year.

A live album, ‘Worlds Collide’ was released in 2001 by singer/songwriter Neil Finn. The record was comprised of tracks taken from five shows performed in April of that year at the St James Theatre in Auckland.

Eddie Vedder, Betchadupa were among the acts to join Neil Finn for the 2001 series.

More acts will be added to the ‘Seven Worlds Collide’ line-up in the coming weeks. Stay tuned to NME.COM for details.

--By our New York staff.
[url="/about"]Find out more about NME.[/url]

To receive the latest news updates every week – plus free MP3s, videos and more – sign up to the NME Newsletter.

Read More On This Artist


Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
Know Your NME
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
New Issue Out Now
On NME.COM Today